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General Education Requirements: Psychology Emphasis - Associate in Arts Degree


General Education/MnTC Requirements    40 credits

Students completing the AA with Psychology Emphasis are also required to take selected MnTC courses, listed below:
1.  Communication (at least two courses)
  ENGL 1121* 4
  CMST 1110 OR CMST 2215 OR CMST 2220 3
2.  Critical Thinking (at least three courses)
3.  Natural Science
  (one course from B and C, and one  course with a lab)
A. Lab
  B. Physical Science
  C. Biological Science
4.  Mathematical/Logical Reasoning
  MATH 1110* 3
5.  History/Social/Behavioral Sciences
  (at least two courses; one from each of two categories)
  A. Economics/Geography
  B. Anthropology/Psychology/Sociology (fulfilled by program requirements)  
  C. History/Political Science  
6.  Humanities/Fine Art
  (at least two courses; one from each of two categories)  
  A. Literature and Creative Writing  
  B. Humanities/Philosophy  
  C. Art/Music/Theatre  
7.  Human Diversity (at least one course)
8.  Global Perspective (at least one course)
9.  Ethical/Civic Responsibility (at least one course)
10.  People and the Environment (at least one course)

Distribution requirements are satisfied through completion of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) listed below. These criteria must be met to complete the MnTC:
  1. All ten emphasis areas listed below must be completed.
  2. A total of at least 40 semester credits from courses listed in the MnTC must be satisfactorily completed. One course may satisfy more than one emphasis area, but the course credits may be counted only once.
  3. A 2.0 MnTC GPA is required for recognition of a student’s completion of the entire Minnesota Transfer Curriculum, with or without completing an associate degree.

* Course has a prerequisite. Prerequisites are listed on the courses schedule and in the ARCC Catalog Course Descriptions pages.

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